High Water Mark School app is built as a free app by ProveHub. This SERVICE is provided by High Water Mark School at no cost and is intended for use as it is.
This page is used to inform visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decides to use our service.
Information Collection and Use
The app does use third party services that may collect information used to identify you.
Newsletters and Other Communications
We may offer online or offline newsletters and other communications about High Water Mark School learning and services. To sign up, we ask your name, and email address. We may use the information to send you the communications you request and to communicate with you about High Water Mark School.
Google Play Services
We want to inform you that whenever you use our Service, in a case of an error in the app we collect data and information (through third party products) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the app when utilizing our Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device’s internal memory.
This Service does not use these “cookies” explicitly. However, the app may use third party code and libraries that use “cookies” to collect information and improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.
We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
To facilitate our service;
To provide the service on our behalf;
To perform service-related services; or
To assist us in analyzing how our service is used.
We want to inform users of this Service that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
The Application(s) does not collect information about the location of your mobile device.
The information you voluntarily provide via the feedback form will be shared with the school which your Application(s) serves. Other than the information you voluntarily provide via the feedback form, no information will be shared with any third parties.
You can stop all collection of information by the Application(s) easily by uninstalling the Application(s). You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.
Data Retention Policy
We will retain User provided data for as long as you use the Application(s) and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Application(s), please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Application(s) to function properly.
We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links to Other Sites
These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application(s), or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at email@example.com
Primary School Policy
We appreciate your love and believe in our school’s vision… utilising best practices in education, in partnership with parents, to motivate children to learn and be a global standard in their adult life. The following are the procedures we shall be working with for mutual benefits of both parties:
Payment of School Fees
We encourage prompt payment of all fees, at least 70% upfront for School fee before resumption for budgeting.
School has the prerogative to send pupils back home for defaulting in payment.
Provide adequate learning materials for pupils/wards
Relationship with Staffs
Be fair and courteous to all school employees.
Always note your observations using the daily activity book; otherwise you may approach the school leadership.
You are not permitted to have altercation with any member of the school, always report any matter to school leadership.
Neatly dressed in school uniform.
Sport wears on sport days (every Wednesday).
Black shoe – rubber sole and covered toe
Ensure adequate hygiene and proper conduct of their pupils/wards before bringing them to the school.
Attend and participate in PTA meetings and other functions as it may from time to time organised by the school.
You are responsible for the dropping off and picking up of their children/wards from the school except where otherwise stated or agreed by the school authority.
BE COURTEOUS TO THE SCHOOL BUS DRIVER(S) AND OBEY THEIR INSTRUCTIONS AT ALL TIME
Be ready or be at the bus stop 10 minutes before the pick-up time.
The school is not in obligation to pick up your children/wards whenever the conditions are beyond control. Conditions like but not limited to fuel scarcity, bad roads and so on.
The school reserves the prerogative to increase fee in case of hike in fuel price.
School provides lunch for pupils daily, and it is optional. The menu is published each term on Parents Whatapp group and the timetable is strictly adhered to.
If you have any questions concerning school meals please contact the School Office
Opening and Closing of School
Opening Hour: School gate opens for car drop off between 7:00am and closes 8:00am. You are to use pedestrian gate to bring your children/wards into the school premises outside these periods.
Closing Hour: The school opens her gate 2:55pm for pupils that do not enroll for extra-curriculum activities. Pupils engage in clubs close by 4:00pm.
For parents interested for extension service, discuss with school leadership.
The following clubs are run for all round child development with extra fees. Please note that, it is optional. These are; music, coding, STEM, and cooking.
We believe children learn best within the context of a home-school relationship built on trust and open and honest dialogue. Key messages in terms of the expectations of this relationship are captured in our Home School Agreement which we ask all parents to sign at the outset of their relationship with our school.
Clubs and Curriculum enrichment activities
The school clubs and activities are available throughout the year. We work hard to respond to the children’s interests and offer opportunities to try new activities and develop new skills. We look to vary the range of clubs which include a variety of sports activities including football, netball, athletics, badminton and gymnastics, as well as foreign language clubs, dance clubs of different kinds and art and craft clubs. There is something for everyone! We welcome ideas and input from parents and other members of the community and are looking to make links with outside providers and sports clubs to help us ‘talent’ spot our future stars.
Currently we offer Music and Scratch computing programs. These club activities are optional.
For the booking and payment of the clubs, please contact the office.
A caring, orderly and safe school is the foundation for a successful learning environment. In High-Water Mark School, pupil good behaviour and discipline are key foundations for good education.
Behaviour and Good Manners
- Pupils must observe high standards of courtesy, consideration and good manners in public places and in school.
- All pupils must show respect to peers, teachers, and other adults and make visitors to the school welcome at all times.
- Please, Sorry and Thank you are simple courtesies, which should be used in and out of school.
- Pupils should open doors for adults and allow adults to go through a doorway first.
- Pupils must maintain quiet and orderly behaviour in school corridors.
- Pupils must be punctual for each class and Assembly and other school events. Those who are late must volunteer an apology and an explanation.
- Pupils who wish to be absent for any foreseeable reason must bring, well in advance, a written request from their parents giving the specific reason for the anticipated absence.
- Pupils who have been absent must immediately on their return bring a letter to their teacher from their parents giving a clear explanation.
- Fighting and any form of bullying are forbidden at all times.
- Pupils must not use offensive language.
- Pupils must behave properly when in school uniform.
- Teachers have the right, given adequate reasons, to refuse permission to a pupil to take part in a school trip and/or to send a pupil home from a school trip.
- Acceptable eating habits are required in the canteen and pupils must clear up properly after their meal.
Safety and Security
- Pupils must obey all rules on safety.
- Pupils must not interfere with fire extinguishers.
- Pupils must follow strictly and promptly the instructions for emergency evacuation.
- Pupils must obey to the letter the instructions of their teachers in practical subjects, PE and games.
- Pupils must summon a teacher immediately when another pupil is injured.
- Pupils must report any safety hazard to their teacher during school hours.
- Pupils must not leave the school premises except with the permission of their teacher, or senior member of staff. Pupils who are ill must report to their class teacher.
- Pupils are not allowed into classrooms except with the permission of a teacher and must wait in single file outside the classroom.
- The Assembly Hall is to be used only under the supervision of a teacher.
- Pupils are not allowed to bring to school dangerous items, such as knives or laser pens, or items of value, such as personal stereos, computer games or mobile phones, that are not required for school work or activities.
- The owner’s name should be marked clearly on books, bags, all articles of clothing, footwear and sports equipment.
- Money and articles of value should be kept personally or placed in the care of a teacher; such items should not be left in cloakrooms or school bags.
- For the safety of all pupils, parents bringing children to school after 8:00am by car are requested to drop off children outside the school gates.
- Pupils must not run or slide in the corridors.
- In corridors pupils must walk on the left, carry their school bags on the right and keep their hands off the walls.
- Pupils must not loiter in the corridors.
- Fire doors and outer doors must be kept shut.
- Pupils must not interfere with electrical appliances.
- Pupils must not play around in classrooms (during break, lunchtime) in such a way as to cause damage to furniture, windows or equipment or to cause injury to themselves or other pupils.
- Pupils must not push or shove in the dinner hall.
- Pupils must not climb fences to retrieve footballs or any other object.
- Pupils must not climb trees or swing out of their branches.
School Property, Personal Property and the Property of Others
- Pupils are expected to keep the school buildings and grounds free of litter.
- The chewing of gum is forbidden in school.
- To assist the cleaners, chairs must be turned upside down and put on tables at the end of the day.
- Damage to school property should be reported to the class teacher. Repair of damage and removal of graffiti must be paid for by the perpetrator.
- Pupils are expected to take good care of their textbooks.
Uniform and Personal Appearance
- Pupils are asked to observe the school regulations with regard to school uniform and personal appearance.
- Pupils are expected to take pride in their uniform and personal appearance.
- School uniform should be worn correctly and tidily (e.g. shirts and blouses tucked in; top button on shirt or blouse fastened; ties properly tied).
- Shoes not boots must be worn. Shoes that mark school floors are not permitted.
- All hair styles should be tidy and unobtrusive. Coloured highlights are not permitted.
- No jewellery may be worn. If earrings that can jeopardise pupil safety are worn, the child will be required NOT to go into the play areas nor participate in PE lessons.
- Only school badges may be worn.
- Full and proper kit is required for PE and Games.
- Nail varnish is not permitted.
Teachers will explain these rules to their classes annually and display the rules in the Classroom.
PUPILS ENTER THE SCHOOL ON THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THEY KNOW AND WILL OBEY THESE RULES. BREACHES OF THESE RULES WILL BE PUNISHED ON AN ASCENDING SCALE OF PUNISHMENT. PARENTS ARE EXPECTED TO GIVE THEIR CO-OPERATION AND SUPPORT IN THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE RULES AND OF DISCIPLINE IN GENERAL.
Complaints and Concerns
We Invite Your Participation
Many opportunities are available for parents to be involved in education at High-Water Mark School.
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
All parents and guardians are entitled to belong and participate in the school PTA. We encourage you to attend PTA meetings and contribute to the discussion. Meeting dates are announced in school newsletters.
Raising a concern as a parent or pupil
The School recognises that from time to time pupils or parents (or guardians) may have concerns regarding the operation of the School. Pupil or parent (or guardian) complaints concerning schools, personnel, programs or procedures will be dealt with in a fair, respectful and timely way.
Teacher or Other Employee
The best place to solve a problem is at the source. Speak to the teacher. If complaint not resolved, escalate to Head Teacher, Proprietor and Chairman.
Head Teacher or designee
An important part of the work of a school head teacher or designee is to attempt to resolve concerns raised by parents or pupils.
We encourage our children to take a pride in their appearance. To this end all pupils are expected to wear the prescribed school uniform, as we believe this is an important element in helping to develop a sense of belonging to High-Water Mark School. We ask parents to support us in this policy by ensuring that children are sent to school correctly dressed.
Our school uniform is available to purchase from High-Water Mark School store at affordable price.
Our school uniform is compulsory for all pupils and includes the following –
Navy blue trousers
Navy blue shorts
Navy blue pinafore dress
Wine V-neck knitted cardigan
Wine school tie
Sky blue cotton shirt with school logo
White long socks (girls)
White socks (boys)
Black sensible outdoor shoes with velcro, buckle or laces
Royal blue round necked t-shirt with school logo
Navy blue shorts
Trainers (Years 1- 6)
Please ensure that all items of clothing are clearly marked with your child’s name.
ALL children with shoulder-length or longer hair must have it completely tied back; hair should not be worn in a half-up-half-down style.
Hair bands should be small and plain in the neutral colours of white, black, brown, beige and blue only.
Decorative and large accessories such as bows and long ribbons are not appropriate for school as they serve no functional purpose.
Short hair should be uniform in length i.e. not shaved in one part and excessively long elsewhere.
Extreme hair styles are not permitted in school; this includes patterns cut into hair e.g. tram lines, excessive use of hair products e.g. gel and the use of hair dye in non-natural colours or bleach.